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Table 1 Pearson correlations between the predictor variables and the two dependent variables

From: An empirical investigation of the antecedents of learner-centered outcome measures in MOOCs

Variables Intention fulfilment Learner satisfaction
Pre-course
 Age .15 .22*
 Gender −.15 .11
 Previous experience with MOOCs .07 .01
 Importance of MOOC’s benefits .26** .29**
 Importance of MOOC’s disadvantages .04 .05
 Online SRL – Environmental structuring .21* .21*
 Online SRL – Goal setting .33*** .31**
Behavioural variables
 Number of videos accessed .30*** .43***
 Number of quizzes accessed .37*** .37***
 Number of forums accessed .24*** .16*
 Duration of participation .24* .19*
 Number of activities accessed .36*** .34***
 Receiving completion certificate .41*** .38***
Post-course variables
 Perceived course usability .37*** .44***
  1. Gender - male coded as ‘1’ and female coded as ‘2’, Previous experience with MOOCs – yes coded as ‘1’, Receiving completion certificate - received a certificate coded as ‘1’
  2. *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001